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The best prices from Raleigh to Houston are usually found in October or June, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Monday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Raleigh (RDU) to Houston (IAH)

RDU - IAH
Price
$193 - $301
IAH
Temperature
59 - 86 °F

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$193

From Raleigh to Houston

One-way from

$88

One-way flight from Raleigh to Houston

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Raleigh to Houston?

Leaving on a Thursday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 32% on the overall cost on flights from Raleigh to Houston.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Raleigh to Houston?

To save on the cost of your flight from Raleigh to Houston, book at least 44 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 26% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $118 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $157.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Raleigh to Houston?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Houston from Raleigh average $134. You can even find prices in February for less than $134, as users have found deals to Houston from as low as $68. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Houston from Raleigh. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 46%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Raleigh to Houston (RDU - IAH)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Raleigh to Houston is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 45% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Raleigh to Houston in January, February 2021

21 Feb - 28 Feb
$69pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
23 Feb - 28 Feb
$74pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
23 Feb - 28 Feb
$77pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Raleigh to Houston 2021 flight deals

21 Feb - 28 Feb
$69pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
23 Feb - 28 Feb
$74pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
23 Feb - 28 Feb
$77pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Non-stop flights to Houston from Raleigh

15 Feb - 20 Feb
$229pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
15 Feb - 19 Feb
$237pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
17 Feb - 4 Mar
$241pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Last minute flights from Raleigh to Houston

1 Feb - 14 Feb
$81pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
1 Feb - 8 Feb
$83pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
31 Jan - 14 Feb
$88pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to Houston from Raleigh

8:39 am - 8:32 am
Frontier
1 Stop
24h 53m
RDU - IAH
Frontier
3:59 pm - 12:57 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
33h 58m
RDU - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$126
Kiwi.com
1:25 pm - 2:03 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
25h 38m
RDU - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$229
Priceline

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Flight FAQs

From Raleigh to Houston

Are flight prices decreasing from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Houston due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Raleigh-Durham Intl and Houston for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Houston George Bush Intcntl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Houston George Bush Intcntl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Houston George Bush Intcntl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, Frontier, and American Airlines flying from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Houston George Bush Intcntl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Raleigh to Houston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Raleigh to Houston for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $69, but on average you can expect to pay $88.

Are there nonstop flights from Raleigh to Houston for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Raleigh to Houston under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Raleigh to Houston is less than $375.

Are there last-minute flights available from Raleigh to Houston for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Raleigh to Houston within the next 7 days for less than $100.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Houston George Bush Intcntl have been viewed 85 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Raleigh-Durham Intl or Houston?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Raleigh-Durham Intl is roughly less than Houston. You can assume this to be the case over the next 15 days.

Is Raleigh-Durham Intl weather warmer or cooler than Houston?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 91 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Houston is typically colder than in Raleigh-Durham Intl. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Raleigh to Houston?

Spirit Airlines can get you from Raleigh to Houston in just under 5h 54m. Your travel time can differ by up to .

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Raleigh to Houston round-trip?

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Houston, with prices starting at $69. This flight start at 72% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Raleigh to Houston one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Raleigh to Houston are Spirit Airlines ($32), Frontier ($74), and United Airlines ($121).

Alternative routes for Raleigh to Houston

Destination information for Houston

Average temperature for January in Houston
59.0 °F

Airports servicing Raleigh

Airports servicing Houston

Top 5 airlines flying from Raleigh to Houston

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$52 $136 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$73 $228 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$124 $267 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$90 $286 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$132 $331 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Raleigh to Houston

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 53% of RDU to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 47% of RDU to IAH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of RDU to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of RDU to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Raleigh to Houston
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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